First Upper Room devotional printed in Cuba


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Faith Sharing
Appalachian Trail chaplain “Chappy Jack” Layfield on the Appalachian Trail in Roan Mountain, Tenn. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Appalachian Trail chaplain shares faith journey in devotional book

“Chappy Jack” Layfield served as the 2019 Appalachian Trail chaplain. He has written a book of daily devotionals that chronicles his experiences on “the AT” and his spiritual growth as a result of the 2,200-mile hike.
Local Church
Oil painting "The Doubting Thomas" by Leendert van der Cooghen (1632-1681).

Seeking Proof: This Doubter’s Guide to Understanding Easter

"If you wish me to live according to a book written centuries ago, the bar to hurdle my raised eyebrow is set rather high."
Local Church

Carrying others’ burdens

In Mary McLeod Bethune and Simon the Cyrenean we see the oppressed helping the oppressed.